About Sarcoma

Did you know?

  • Sarcoma is a cancer of the connective tissue that can strike at any age. Sarcomas are relatively more common among children.
  • Children under the age of 20 who are battling sarcoma make up about 15%-20% of childhood cancers. While rare in adults (1% of all cancers) sarcoma are common in children making up 15-20% of all pediatric cancers.
  • Each year there are approximately 15,000 new patients and approximately 6,000 deaths as a result of sarcomas.